Machine

Machine

Peter Adolphsen


A mind-bending delusion of technological know-how, philosophy, artwork, historical past, and love. Fifty-five million years in the past, through the early Eocene interval, a surprising burst of lightning worried a herd of small prehistoric horses. within the resulting panic, one of many horses, a five-year-old mare no larger than a fox terrier, fell right into a lake and drowned. On June twenty third, 1975, in Austin, Texas, a drop of oil combusted in a automobile engine. This tiny explosion occurred simply because the Ford Pinto, pushed by means of a one-armed hitchhiker named Jimmy, pulled into the parking zone of the bushes Creek flats, domestic to the younger girl within the passenger seat, a twenty-two-year-old biology pupil named Clarissa Sanders. computing device is the tale of the hidden connections among those possible unrelated occasions. Omnivorous in its pursuit of information - each one in every of its eighty-eight pages a bold mix of truth and fiction, technology and paintings - this brief novel relentlessly pursues considered one of lifestyles s nice mysteries: the place does destiny finish and accident start?

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